Library to host Pop-Up COVID-19 vaccine clinic

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On Wednesday, Jervis Public Library will host a Pop-Up COVID-19 vaccination clinic offered by the Mohawk Valley Health System from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. To make an appointment online, go to https://tinyurl.com/JPLJJShot or call Jervis Library at 315-336-4570. If all appointments are not filled, walk-ins will be accepted.

According to MVHS staff, the vaccine being offered is the Johnson & Johnson, which requires only one appointment.  The vaccine is FREE and available at NO COST to the person receiving the vaccine. However, if you have insurance, you should bring your insurance card as well as a form of ID (if available). As with all COVID-19 vaccines administered by MVHS, there is a 15 minute post-vaccination observation period to monitor for adverse events. MVHS asks those with appointments to please plan accordingly. 

Oneida County numbers

Work continues locally to vaccinate Oneida County’s population. According to state records, as of Monday afternoon, about 44% of the county population above the age of 16 is fully vaccinated. According to county officials, vaccination appointments and walk-ins are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated vaccination PODs.  

To view all dates and to book an appointment, visit: www.ocgov.net. On May 2, there were 19 new positive cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths in Oneida County. There were eight patients hospitalized in Oneida County with seven at Mohawk Valley Health System and one at Rome Health. Six residents are hospitalized out of the county.

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